Contributed by Davistown Museum
Used by a cooper to cut shallow grooves at the end of a barrell. Found in southern New Hampshire but similar to those used by Maine coopers.
Size: 15 1/2" long, 7 1/4" wide including handle and adjustable screws.
Signed "A. Heald and Sons, Milford, NH."
About This Item
- Title: Howel
- Creator: Heald, A.
- Subject Date: 1800 - 1840
- Town: Milford
- State: NH
- Media: Wood, forged iron and cast steel blade
- Local Code: 81801T7
- Collection: Historic Maritime III (1800-1840): Boomtown Years & the Dawn of the Industrial Revolution
- Object Type: Physical Object
For more information about this item, contact:Davistown Museum
PO Box 346, 58 Main Street #4, Liberty, ME 04949
Please post your comment below to share with others. If you'd like to privately share a comment or correction with MMN staff, please use this form.